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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan with orchestral rhapsodies by Chabrier, Janacek and Brahms. Plus Britten's String Quartet No 2, Coates's Merrymakers, Mozart's Symphony No 19 and keyboard music by Byrd.

Rob Cowan introduces Britten's String Quartet No 2 in C major, plus a selection of orchestral rhapsodies by composers as varied as Chabrier, Janacek and Brahms. The morning's orchestral overture is Eric Coates's Merrymakers, and other works include Mozart's Symphony No. 19 and keyboard music by William Byrd.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 13 Sep 2015 09:00

Music Played

  • Giacomo Meyerbeer

    Le prophete: Coronation March

    Orchestra: Residentie Orkest. Conductor: Willem van Otterloo.
    • Willem van Otterloo: The original recordings 1951-1966.
    • Challenge Classics.
  • Johann Heinrich Schmelzer

    Polnische Sackpfeiffen

    Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln.
    • Virtuose Deutsche Violinmusik: Des 17. Jahrhunderts.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Henry Purcell

    Man is for the woman made

    Performer: Martin Isepp. Performer: Ambrose Gauntlett. Singer: John Shirley‐Quirk.
    • English Song.
    • Heritage.
  • Henry Purcell

    Music for a while

    Performer: Martin Isepp. Performer: Ambrose Gauntlett. Singer: John Shirley‐Quirk.
    • English Song.
    • Heritage.
  • Henry Purcell

    'Twas within a furlong of Edinburgh Town

    Performer: Martin Isepp. Performer: Ambrose Gauntlett. Singer: John Shirley‐Quirk.
    • English Song.
    • Heritage.
  • Eric Coates

    The Merrymakers

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • The Definitive Eric Coates: Coates conducts Coates.
    • Nimbus.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Aida - Act 3 duet 'Ciel, mio padre'

    Singer: Birgit Nilsson. Singer: George London. Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Leopold Stokowski.
    • Stokowski: Gala Night at the Opera.
    • Guild.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No. 19, K.132

    Orchestra: Prague Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Mozart: the Symphonies.
    • Telarc.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Iste confessor

    Performer: Stephen Arnold. Performer: Edward Rutschmann. Choir: Western Washington University Concert Choir Bellingham. Conductor: Robert Scandrett.
    • Scarlatti: Geistliche Chorwerke.
    • Carus Classics.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Rhapsody for alto, male voice and orchestra Op. 53

    Singer: Aafje Heynis. Choir: Apollo Voices. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Eduard van Beinum.
    • Works by Mahler, Brahms.
    • Retrospective.
  • Leos Janáček

    Taras Bulba: Rhapsody for Orchestra

    Composer: Leos Janáček. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Karel Ančerl. Conductor: Karel Ančerl.
    • Janacek: Giagolitic Mass.
    • Supraphon.
  • Frederick Delius

    Dance Rhapsody No. 1

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Charles Groves.
    • Delius: Paris (The Song of a Great City), etc..
    • Warner Classics.
  • Benjamin Britten

    String Quartet No. 2 in C major, Op. 26

    Ensemble: Amadeus Quartet.
    • The RIAS Amadeus Quartet Recordings: Modernism.
    • Audite.
  • Richard Wagner

    Gotterdammerung - Brunnhilde’s Immolation

    Singer: Birgit Nilsson. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Wagner: Gotterdammerung Act III.
    • Testament.
    • 017.
  • Aleksander Zarzycki

    Mazurka in G major, Op. 26

    Performer: Bronislaw Huberman. Performer: Siegfried Schulze.
    • Bronislaw Huberman: The Columbia recordings with piano.
    • Biddulph Recordings.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    O Crux Benedicta

    Orchestra: Tallinna Kammerorkester. Conductor: Tõnu Kaljuste.
    • Gesualdo.
    • 3.

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